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Leading through Caring in Organisations

Leading through Caring in Organisations


The module aims to enable practitioners of health or social care who wish to lead in their area of practice to:

  • Enhance their insight into the philosophical, epistemological and professional dimensions of human care practices and their appreciation of a morality of caring practice through reflective inquiry.
  • Systematically investigate the art and science of their practice and disseminate their findings.

What you will study

Theoretical frameworks: Leininger, Watson, Benner and Wrubel, Roach, Wuest. Caring as scientific rationality, Transpersonal caring as art, caring as welfare, intuition, caring as power. The caring imperative in education. Cultural care diversity, reflective models: Johns, Gibbs, Carper, Atkins and Murphy. Heidegger’s intentionality, Husserl & phenomenology. Altruism, helping and moral decision making, philosophy of practice statements.


20 credits at level 6 or 7.




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This module is assessed by an assignment. The student will be asked to select an incident from practice that they perceive as a caring incident. They will then be expected to explore human caring literature in order to justify their judgment and make recommendations for future practice. 





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